Camino Real Tijuana
Travel Blogs from Tijuana
... we put some money into the local economy, even though it's a broken system. As we were crossing the border back into USA, a guy tried to run through the police. Subsequently at least a dozen police wielding machine guns came shouting for and apprehended him. I would have taken a photo but I would probably be in Guantanamo bay if I tried, so y'all will just have to believe us! Very fun and eye opening ...
... a view of this famous beach.
Sadly our time was ending, so soon Jeanette returned us to our hotel, where we rested briefly before joining our cruise of the bays.
Our next activity was a Harbor Cruise. We departed at 3 for a two hour tour of both the North and South bays aboard the Flagship boat, The Spirit of San Diego. Comfortably seated at our white table clothed table, we listened as our guide narrated our trip.
Heading into the North Bay, ...
... 5 and cross the border to avoid lining up for what was going to take 4 hours.
Well the bus turned out to be just as bad and we sat waiting for the bus to move for over an hour, finally we got to customs but stood waiting for another 45 minutes, why we still don't know why it was such a long wait, no one could explain, no wonder there are no tourists, the border control is so disorganized and just shameful.
When we got across we drove back only to get lost twice, this ...
... well to do visitors to the area. Aside from playing host to 11 US presidents, it was also a favoured, close enough to the studios without breaking the 2 hour contract term, hangout for the movie stars. Just to name a few Charlie Chaplin, Greta Garbo, Errol Flynn, Carey Grant, Goldie Hawn, Jodi Foster and Jack Nicholson have been among the 1000s of famous guests over the years. Another hollywood claim to fame is that ...
... 8217;s only about $3.
Just wasn’t meant to be!
By this time I’m wanting to get going but still have 45
minutes to kill, so I went back into the silversmith place and David and Trevor
are there, I have a look at a bracelet which is opal, its quite beautiful and I
ask the price and it is $140, oh no says I, not paying that so we barter again
and the price is now $80, at this point Trevor comes up behind me and says to